What Case Should I get for my Build

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This is my build so far and i'm looking to overclock it, I've purchased everything except for the gpu
and i'm looking for what the best case is that I can get for $150. (note: I don't care about looks at all just performance, and also should I get a case and then get a bunch of fans for it or just get an expensive case?)

PCPartPicker part list: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/zX3LnH
Price breakdown by merchant: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/zX3LnH/by_merchant/

CPU: Intel - Core i7-8700K 3.7 GHz 6-Core Processor (Purchased For $289.82)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master - Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (Purchased For $29.99)
Thermal Compound: Arctic Silver - 5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver 3.5 g Thermal Paste (Purchased For $6.77)
Motherboard: Asus - PRIME Z370-A II ATX LGA1151 Motherboard (Purchased For $135.43)
Memory: Corsair - Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory (Purchased For $129.99)
Storage: Intel - 760p Series 256 GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive (Purchased For $74.74)
Storage: Samsung - 860 Evo 1 TB 2.5" Solid State Drive (Purchased For $127.98)
Video Card: EVGA - GeForce RTX 2070 8 GB XC ULTRA GAMING Video Card ($553.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: EVGA - SuperNOVA G3 850 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply (Purchased For $74.99)
Monitor: Asus - VG248QE 24.0" 1920x1080 144 Hz Monitor (Purchased For $169.99)
Keyboard: Corsair - K95 RGB PLATINUM Wired Gaming Keyboard (Purchased For $139.99)
Mouse: Razer - DeathAdder Elite Wired Optical Mouse (Purchased For $52.99)
Headphones: Kingston - HyperX Cloud Alpha Headset (Purchased For $74.99)
Total: $1861.65
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-12-11 08:59 EST-0500
 
Here are a couple of suggestions.

The Fractal Design Meshify C is a fantastic high Airflow case that is built well and will do more than a good job:

https://www.amazon.com/Fractal-Design-Meshify-Supply-MicroATX/dp/B07BCGCPFH/ref=sr_1_5?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1544537169&sr=1-5&keywords=fractal+design+meshify+C

My personal case is the Cooler Master H500P MEsh, again another high airflow case but with 2 large 200MM Fans bringing air in through a mesh front. Easy to build in with a lot of speace and looks good but that is subjective..

https://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-MasterCase-Computer-MCM-H500P-WGNN-S00/dp/B078XPZ8ZY/ref=sr_1_11?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1544537245&sr=1-11&keywords=Cooler+Master+H500P+Mesh

 


That is a nice case, especially the front cover...I went the other way and could not help myself get sucked into RGB, yes it is dangerouse and contrary to popular belief has not added any extra performance to my rig....But the H500P Mesh does a great job on the cooling front..


 
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Thanks!
 

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